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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
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    Antec Kühler H2O 620
  • 46% (130)
    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #4031 of 6068
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Originally Posted by Evil Genius Jr View Post

Step one:
Remove the two screws and pull out the bards from the pump assembly, make sure to have a bucket ready to drain the fluid. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




Step two:
Take a knife or plastic cutters and cut lengthwise on the two retaining clamps on the Rad.




Remove the pipe, you may have to pry it off with a screwdriver.


Repeat for other side.


Step Three
Do the same for the pump side but be much more careful as the bards are plastic and you don't want to break them.






Step Four
Get some 1/4" I.D. tubing of your choice and cut it to the desired length.
Attached one side to the intake on the pump and one port on the rad and then the other tube to the pump output secured with whatever method pleases you (zip ties, hose clamps, etc.)

Step Five- Filling and bleeding
This is the tricky part. Get a container big enough to completely submerge your rad and fill it with you coolant.
Submerge the rad and wait for all of the bubbles to come up, move the rad around a bit. Have the pump out of the water with the output hose submerged.


Fill up the tubing, I just sucked through the output and it pulled the water through, pouring water into the input works also. Turn the pump on and move it around. Wait for most of the big air bubbles to come out, the pump with be a bit noisy. Turn the pump of and let it sit a while. Turn it back on and repeat until all the bubbles are gone and the pump is near silent.

Connect the last unconnected hose to the port on the rad while it is still under water, this will ensure not more air enters the system.

Let it sit and dry off and then begin leak testing it before installing in your system.

Fin!

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well done sir
    
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post #4032 of 6068
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well done sir

I second this thumb.gif
post #4033 of 6068
Thanks guys!
post #4034 of 6068
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You really are an evil genius!
Repped on phone.
Will add to the op when I get beck from my holiday!
post #4035 of 6068
Thanks! A couple of small air bubbles have surfaced after overnight running but pump is still silent and temps are comparable to pre mod. Completely misjudged the tubing length lol.


post #4036 of 6068
New Linux/MacOS Open-Source driver released for the Antec Kuhler 920. Also compatible with other rebadged "ASETEK" Coolers.

v0.5 is released here:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/kuhlerdriver/

This adds:

-Auto update hisograms [temperature / fan speed]
-Fix LED Colors
-better MacOS compatibility
-C/F temp units
-syslog reporting
post #4037 of 6068
Did you do a mock up install when you cut the tubes? The best thing to do is seat the block/pump and the rad where it will be for final install. Attach tubing to one of them and then pull it over to the other attachment point. Use your thumb and index finger to clamp down on the tubing where it would attach to the barb, then cut it.
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post #4038 of 6068
No, I just kind of guessed very poorly. I'll probably be replacing the rad soon anyway though so it doesn't matter.
post #4039 of 6068
So when doing mods like that you need to add a fill line, drain line, and maybe a separate res. is the pump strong enought for the additional parts if you we're to do that?]
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No, I just kind of guessed very poorly. I'll probably be replacing the rad soon anyway though so it doesn't matter.

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